Helping people start growing their own food through collaborative garden builds, hands-on garden education and community outreach.
VGSD is a program of San Diego Roots Sustainable Food Project and works hand-in-hand with several San Diego food-movement groups to further our mission.
What has VGSD done recently?
- Eating nutritious, locally grown organic food
- Promoting genuine empowerment, practical knowledge and self-sufficiency
- Fostering community, skill sharing and information exchangereconnecting people to food history and its traditions
- Growing food in innovative spaces
- Encouraging a greater understanding of food systems and their connections to local and global sustainability issues
- We help anyone seeking an active role in their own food production!
Since our inception in March of 2009, VGSD has built 21 home gardens, provided assistance to 9 school gardens, 9 organizational gardens and held 8 garden education class series. These activities have involved over 250 volunteers and provided 2500 hours of volunteer service to help the San Diego local food movement.